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Epanutin 100mg x100 Capsule

Description

What is Epanutin 100mg used for?

Epanutin is a medication that can be used to treat a number of epileptic disorders, as well as to control or avoid seizures during or after brain surgery or a serious head injury. Trigeminal neuralgia (facial nerve pain) is also helped with epanutin.

What type of drug is Epanutin?

EPANUTIN contains Phenytoin sodium PhEur. It belongs to the anticonvulsant or antiepileptic drug class. EPANUTIN works by reducing the excessive activity in the brain that triggers epilepsy.

Epanutin 100mg uses

Epanutin can be used to treat a wide range of epileptic disorders, as well as to control or prevent seizures during or after brain surgery or a severe head injury. Epanutin is also effective in the treatment of trigeminal neuralgia (facial nerve pain).

If you’re not sure why you were given Epanutin, if you don’t feel better, or if you feel worse, talk to your doctor.

Epanutin 100mg side effects

EPANUTIN capsules, like all drugs, can cause side effects in some people. The following are examples of its side effects that usually go away after a short period of time; nausea, upset stomach and unsteadiness. If you experience any of the listed side effects, contact your doctor right away.

Side effects like fever, rash or skin eruptions are rare and can signify an allergy. As a result, they usually occur within the first few weeks of treatment.

Some side effects, such as double or blurred vision and a loss of balance, can mean that your doctor needs to adjust your dose. Gum enlargement and an increase in body hair can occur in some patients.

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Epanutin 100mg price

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Dosage

Epanutin dosage

Adults 

The amount of Epanutin required differs from person to person. Most adults need between 200 and 500 milligrams per day, in either a single or divided dose. Higher doses are sometimes needed.

Adolescents and children

Infants and children are normally started on a dosage that is based on their weight (5mg per kg) and is administered twice a day as a divided dose. The dosage is then gradually increased until it reaches a limit of 300mg per day.

Elderly

Epanutin clearance can be reduced, necessitating lower or less frequent dosing. Epanutin dosage for elderly patients who are taking other medications may need to be carefully considered and adjusted by their doctor.

Directions For Use

Always follow the doctor’s or pharmacist’s instructions when taking this medication. If you’re not sure, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

Epanutin should be taken at the same time every day.

With plenty of water, swallow the capsules whole.

Epanutin may be taken before or after eating or drinking. Avoid taking alcohol when taking Epanutin as the concentration of phenytoin in your blood can also be affected by excessive alcohol consumption.

Content on Drugstore.ng should not be taken as prescription or medical advice. Consult your doctor or pharmacist before using any medication.

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